Ok, did you just wake up one day and realize that the wallpaper (or photo background screen) on your iphone had turned black? Like for some miscellaneous reason, the photo that you loved, that you made your wallpaper had just poofed?

Happened to me, and I had to convince myself that it happened, and it had nothing to do with anything that I did, nor was it from dropping the phone too many times. Side note, trust me, always have a screen protector and a case on that phone! It has saved me many times.

So, what happened? Why did your iPhone screen wallpaper just poof?

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Well, first, it was nothing that you did. I promise. It was an update that isn't meshing with your phone and the age of your photo. My photo was at least 4 or 5 years old, heck, it transferred over from the previous phone. So, it was the age of the photo, combined with whatever the version of iOs 16 update that you are running on your phone. 

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Seriously, turn your phone off, then turn it back on. Does your photo come back? Only to go away again? Yep, it is the age of the photo.

How can you fix it and keep the same photo? After all you love that photo, right?

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Carl Court

Since your phone sees the photo as old (maybe it isn't but just do this) take the photo on your phone, email it to yourself, then open the photo, save it to your photos section. Voila. Your phone will see it as a new photo, and you will be able to save it as your wallpaper again. In fact, you can now save a few photos as background photos, since that update. Good luck.

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